Capehart, Barney L., Dale W. Kirmse, Lynne C. Capehart, Naser Altibi, Brian Green, Partha Raghunathan. "Controlling Energy Costs at a Florida Plastics  Manufacturing Facility: A Case Study "


This paper discusses the energy savings potential of a plastic products manufacturing facility in Central Florida. The authors performed an energy audit of the facility as part of a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to perform industrial energy assessments through DOE's Energy Analysis & Diagnostic Center program. In addition to a survey of the traditional energy-using equipment such as motors and lighting, the audit team looked at energy used in the process and recommended ten energy savings measures which could save the company slightly over ten percent on its electric energy bills.

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